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Legislators Renew Push To Shut Down Internet Cafes

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 5:13 PM

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Statehouse in Columbus.  photo courtesy of the Statehouse News Bureau.

Ohio legislators are once again debating a proposal aimed at putting thousands of internet cafes and sweepstakes storefronts out of business. At a legislative committee hearing on the bill Wednesday, Ohio’s top cop blasted the businesses as illegal gambling houses. But, as statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, the industry and its supporters pushed back.

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